Archive - Aug 6, 2009
Weekend Sport fixtures
MTC Rugby Premier League
Saturday, 8 August
15h00: Reho Falcon v United, Rehoboth
15h00: Rehoboth v Unam, Rehoboth
15h00: Wanderers v Jaguars, Wanderers
15h00: Western Suburbs v Kudus, Suburbs Park
Field Hockey Premier League
Saturday, 8 August, Doc Jubber Fields
13h00: Polytech v Windhoek Old Boys – men
14h25: Wanderers v WOB – women
15h50: DTS v Wanderers – men
Women’s soccer day
The NFA’s Women’s Desk is organising a fun soccer day at the Eldorado field in Khomasdal on Saturday.
Namibia’s Brave Warriors have shot up 12 places to 103 in the world according to the latest FIFA rankings which were released on Wednesday. Namibia were the biggest climbers in Africa on the monthly rankings, despite not having played a match over the past month. According to the rankings system, matches over the past four years are taken into account for the world rankings, with the result that performances four years ago can still influence the team’s position.
The ITF South and Central African Junior tennis tournament drew to a close in Windhoek on Thursday with some top class action taking place in both the U18 boys and girls’ singles finals.
Both matches went down to the wire with the third seeded Hernus Pieters of South Africa beating his second seeded compatriot Jarryd Botha 6-7, 7-6, 7-5 in the boys’ final, while the second seeded girl, Zarah Razafimanatratra of Madagascar beat her top seeded compatriot Niriantsa Rasolomalala 7-6, 7-6.